“Darth” Rader Battles 10th Planet With Hard Work Instead of the Force

I sometimes think I get a ton accomplished in a day.  Between work, family, and other committments the reality is that sometimes jiu jitsu comes last.  It turns out that most…

Injustice at the 2013 IBJJF Worlds?

(Note: This was originally posted on my BJJ Blog on 6/4/2013.) The IBJJF Worlds is where the top competitors in BJJ compete to see who is #1. This is where…

Exclusive Interview: Blue Belt Competitor – Jessica Dobbs

(NOTE: This interview was originally published on my BJJ Blog on 5/20/2013. Check out my Blog for more goodness.) In a sport that is predominately male, it’s usually hard to…

Product Review: Submission Fight Co. – Hemp Sensation Rashguard

(Note: This was originally posted on my YouTube channel on 4/25/2013.) The (somewhat) long awaited (for anyone who actually cares) third episode of my Vlog is finally (finally) here. This…

Utilizing the Olympic Lifts for BJJ

So you have spent your last couple of weeks (perhaps months) squatting, pressing, benching, and deadlifting.  You have built a solid base of strength and have seen appreciable gains in…